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Seatrade Maritime Salvage & Wreck
December 2024
Leonardo Royal Hotel London CityLondon, UK

Stephan Hennig
SOSREP at HM Government


Stephan joined the UK Maritime Authority in 2005 working first in search and rescue co-ordination and later pollution and salvage response. He served as Deputy to the Secretary of State’s Representative for Maritime Salvage and Intervention (SOSREP) with the Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning (OPRED) until 2018 before being appointed to the role of SOSREP. Stephan works closely with all stakeholders involved in casualty response. He is the UK Competent Authority for wreck removal and for designating places of refuge for vessels requiring assistance. Stephan works with national and international partners to improve maritime safety and incident response.

Agenda Sessions

  • Effective Casualty Management: A joint session with maritime authorities and industry